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The Russian Army’s Use of Balkan Irregulars during the 1828–1829 Russo-Turkish War

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers the role Balkan partisans were assigned in the war of 1828–9 — a role tempered by the tsarist regime's fear that their participation might unleash a general uprising in the ... More


Prepositions and cases in Modern Greek

Pietro Bortone

in Greek Prepositions: From Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556854
eISBN:
9780191721571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556854.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 7 examines the prepositional system of Modern Greek, taking into account the impact of purism and of the Balkan Sprachbund. The development has come full circle: the younger (previously only ... More


The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Dimitris Livanios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Although the Macedonian Question and British foreign policy in the Balkans during the 1940s have attracted considerable interest, the relation between the two issues has not received much attention. ... More


Macedonia 1870–1922: THE REGIONAL CONTEXT

Elisabeth Kontogiorgi

in Population Exchange in Greek Macedonia: The Rural Settlement of Refugees 1922-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278961
eISBN:
9780191706806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278961.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with a discussion of Macedonia — its regional boundaries, economy, and population — and the ‘Macedonian Question’. It then considers the factors that made Macedonia a politically ... More


Chasing the Past: Geopolitics of Memory on the Margins of Modern Greece

Pierre Sintès

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781786940896
eISBN:
9781786944962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940896.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since 2008, Greece has been at the centre of European current affairs due to the financial and economic crisis. However, it should not be forgotten that before the current crisis the political ... More


Bulgaria

R.J. Crampton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541584
eISBN:
9780191719325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541584.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Tracing the evolution of the Bulgarian state and its people, from the beginning of the Bulgarian national revival in the middle of the 19th century to the entry of the country into the European Union ... More


Introduction

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter serves as an introduction to the Macedonian Question from the 1870s to the 1930s. It consists of three sections: the first section discusses the ‘national identity’ of the peasants in ... More


Ghost Resurrected: Bulgar–Yugoslav Negotiations for Federation, and the British Response, 1944–1945

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the turbulent Bulgar-Yugoslav relations in the second half of 1944 and Tito's attempt to construct a Balkan federation, with Macedonia as a federal unit. Given that the ... More


A Loveless, but Necessary, Entanglement

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter offers some concluding remarks about the British connection to the Macedonian Question in the 1940s. It discusses the main parameters of British strategic thinking about Macedonia, ... More


Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Alexander Bitis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book covers one of the most important and persistent problems in nineteenth-century European diplomacy, the Eastern Question. The Eastern Question was essentially shorthand for comprehending the ... More


Inventing the Schlieffen Plan: German War Planning 1871-1914

Terence Zuber

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250165
eISBN:
9780191719554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250165.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The existence of the Schlieffen plan has been one of the basic assumptions of 20th-century military history. It was the perfect example of the evils of German militarism: aggressive, mechanical, and ... More


Prologue

R. J. Crampton

in Bulgaria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541584
eISBN:
9780191719325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541584.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In Great Britain during the second half of the 20th century, Bulgaria was probably the least known of all the East European states. Even Albania, under the egregious leadership of Enver Hoxha, seemed ... More


Origins

R. J. Crampton

in Bulgaria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541584
eISBN:
9780191719325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541584.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Like most other nations of modern Europe, the geographic spread of the Bulgarian state and nation have varied considerably with time. Again in conformity with other European models, the confines of ... More


The Bulgarian National Renaissance, I. Introduction

R. J. Crampton

in Bulgaria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541584
eISBN:
9780191719325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541584.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

National revival in Bulgaria exhibits many of the features of other nationalist reawakenings: a cultural quickening, the ‘apostles’ and ‘awakeners’, the emergence of an ‘imagined community’, the need ... More


Bulgaria at War, 1912–1918

R. J. Crampton

in Bulgaria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541584
eISBN:
9780191719325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541584.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter chronicles Bulgaria's involvement in two Balkan wars and in the First World War spanning the years 1912 to 1918. The second Balkan war was shorter, but far more bloody than the fighting ... More


Conclusion

Richard C. Hall

in Consumed by War: European Conflict in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125589
eISBN:
9780813135328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125589.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

International conflict throughout twentieth-century Europe can be divided into three parts. The first phase began with the Balkan Wars in 1912, extended through to the end of World War I, and lasted ... More


The First Blows to European Domination

John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens

in Europe and the Islamic World: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147055
eISBN:
9781400844753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147055.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter chronicles the initial wave of revolutionary fervor in the Muslim world. It first looks at Persia, the first revolutionary Muslim tendencies arose. Moreover, in the early twentieth ... More


Aspects of the Process of Hellenization in the Early Middle Ages

Judith Herrin

in Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the inherent forces that remained to sustain medieval Hellenism in the early Middle Ages. It discusses two aspects to the hellenization process that was at work in parts of the ... More


The Twilight of Balkan Idols

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The beginning of the chapter briefly discusses the degradation of the Balkan successor states to Yugoslavia, and the despise with which they were held by the West (except for Slovenia) – Serbia and ... More


Conclusions

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion from the case study of the making and unmaking of Yugoslav states presented in this book, both in general, and in its religious dimension in particular, offers scholars a kind of ... More


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